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It’s St. Patrick’s Day!!!!! — and if you can’t find corned beef and cabbage and green beer today, you’re not trying. We hear the Reuben sandwiches are going fast, too.

It’s also Selection Sunday, when the NCAA basketball tournament’s field is announced. We assume plenty of green beer will be consumed while we feverishly fill out that bracket. Tune into CBS’s live selection show at 5 p.m. and let the madness begin!

The Kenosha Area Pipes and Drums Association — a bagpipe band made up of Kenosha-area firefighters, police officers and sheriff’s deputies — will be busy today, performing during Day Two of its annual “St. Patty’s Day Kenosha Krawl.” For a look at local St. Patrick’s Day events, see our story today on the Kenosha County Living Page (E1).

“Myths and Legends,” a concert featuring tunes with an Irish connection, is 1 p.m. today in Carthage College’s Siebert Chapel. The Carthage Wind Orchestra and Concert Band are performing. The program features the premiere of the commissioned piece “Quicksilver,” with Carthage faculty member Andrew Carpenter on the alto saxophone. Admission is free, and everyone is welcome. Doors open at 12:30 p.m.

Today is the final performance of the musical “Urinetown” at UW-Parkside. 2 p.m. in the school’s Main Stage Theatre. Tickets are $12-$20. www.uwp.edu.

The musical “Oliver!” is on stage at Bradford High School, 3700 Washington Road, at 2 p.m. today. Tickets are $5-$12. www.kusd.edu/finearts

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